Full-Time

Associate Threat Intel Analyst

Posted on 5/31/2024

Fortra

Fortra

1,001-5,000 employees

Specializes in cybersecurity solutions and services

Data & Analytics

Mid

Canada

Required Skills
JavaScript
MySQL
MongoDB
Data Analysis
HTML/CSS
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
Requirements
  • 5+ years in security operations, or 1-3 years in intelligence analysis or investigative journalism
  • Strong understanding of social engineering techniques, phishing threats, and digital impersonation tactics
  • Experience analyzing email-based threats, including familiarity with SMTP and email header analysis
  • Fluent in reading web-based scripting languages including HTML, PHP, and JavaScript
  • Able to effectively develop intelligence requirements to an RFI via interaction with stakeholders
  • Exceptional research skills using both OSINT and private threat data
  • Experience querying both relational and non-relational databases
  • Outstanding data analysis skills and experience with data analysis tools, including Microsoft Excel
  • Exceptionally strong analytical reasoning, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Exceptional ability to write reports communicating complex research findings to a broad audience
  • Able to effectively present analytical findings to a wide range of audiences
  • Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a remote team with minimal supervision
  • Relentless curiosity and desire to self-develop in order to keep up with the evolving threat landscape
  • Intermediate scripting knowledge, and a passion for automating routine or repetitive tasks
  • Experience with querying MySQL, MSSQL, Athena, MongoDB, and ELK systems
  • Familiarity with web-application penetration testing principles. Note: this job is not a pen-testing role
  • Experience analyzing web traffic using Wireshark, developer tools, or other mechanisms
  • Experience DE obfuscating code to facilitate analysis
Responsibilities
  • Actively research a variety of cyber threats using technical analysis techniques, data analysis, and both open-source and deep/dark web intelligence gathering
  • Produce both long and short form finished intelligence products taking the form of threat reports, intelligence briefings, whitepapers, and RFI deliverables
  • Partner with Marketing and other content teams to translate intelligence findings into blog posts and other material demonstrating Fortra’s thought leadership
  • Perform cutting-edge research on BEC and other types of phishing attacks
  • Write intelligence alerts, threat reports, whitepapers, and blog posts based on research findings from the Fortra’s Threat Intelligence teams
  • Participate in a peer review process of intelligence deliverables by providing notes and constructive feedback
  • Analyze threats to identify novel adversary capabilities, tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Conduct data analysis to identify notable trends and activity groups in email-delivered, Account Takeover, and Digital Impersonation activity across the cybercrime ecosystem
  • Monitor previously identified activity groups over time to track activity and evolution in their behavior
  • Engage with customers and internal stakeholders to conduct RFI intake briefings and communicate threat research findings. This will involve presenting findings to key stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned

Offering specialized cybersecurity solutions, this company is dedicated to ensuring data security, infrastructure protection, managed services, and cutting-edge threat research. It is distinguished by its adoption of advanced encryption, network security, and threat intelligence technologies that bolster an organization's defenses against evolving cyberthreats. Employees here benefit from a focus on high technology and industry-specific expertise, working in an environment that values and advances protective measures against digital threats. This focus not only makes it a leader in cybersecurity but also a pioneering place for professionals keen on staying at the forefront of technology defense.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Founded

1991

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

8%

2 year growth

49%